WAR IN SPAIN: People's Army

General José Fidel Davila, Defense Minister in the new Rightist Cabinet (see p. 17), ended a fortnight of cautious inaction on the Teruel front, launched an offensive 25 miles north of Teruel which this week swept forward at least 18 miles. In the ominous calm which preceded this fresh blast in Spain's storm, Britain's lanky No. 1 commentator on military affairs, famed Captain Basil Henry Liddell Hart, leaned back in a London armchair last week, pondered, then wrote his professional opinion—thoughtful if iffy—on the next six months of Spain's civil war:...

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